1696 Carte des Postes de Paris dans Les Royaumes du Nord...

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Carte des Postes de Paris dans Les Royaumes du Nord. Carte Nouvelle Pour Servir a l’Intelligence des Affaires des Couronnes du Nordou sont les Estats de Suede

By: Pieter Mortier

Date: 1696 (Published) Amsterdam

Dimensions: 18.5 x 23 inches (47 x 58.4 cm)

This map depicts Paris Posts in the northern kingdoms of Paris of the late seventeenth century, focusing on Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Germany, part of Norway and Finland and the XVII Provinces of the Netherlands, and including neighbors to the south and east of these countries, such as Hungary, Transylvania, Moldavia, and the various Russian principalities of the day, extending as far to the northeast as Lake Ladoga.

A small area of eastern England including London is included. All routes, including sea routes leading to Paris from various parts of these kingdoms are drawn. The purpose of the map was to ‘serve business intelligence crowns’ of the entire region. The entire map is highly detailed showing cities, towns and villages along with all geographical and topographical details. 

Condition: This map is in A condition. Printed on heavy paper with original color.

Inventory #11191

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